News

news: The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) held a public session at JBEI
news: JBEI appoints new VP and Deputy VP of Fuels Synthesis Division
news: One-Stop Shop for Biofuels

One-Stop Shop for Biofuels

JBEI's Seema Singh and Blake Simmons led the development of a “high-gravity” one-pot process for producing ethanol from cellulosic biomass that gives unprecedented yields while minimizing water use and waste disposal. “High gravity” means high biomass loading - the higher the biomass loading, the lower the costs for converting it to fuels.

January 13, 2016

news: JBEI and GLBRC work together to break down lignin and advance biofuels

JBEI and GLBRC work together to break down lignin and advance biofuels

JBEI and GLBRC are are finding ways to convert lignin from an undesirable byproduct into a starting material for advanced biofuels and other lucrative chemicals.

January 13, 2016

news: Great news on DCA and we don’t mean shorter lines at Reagan National, Biofuels Digest

Great news on DCA and we don’t mean shorter lines at Reagan National, Biofuels Digest

Biofuels Digest covers JBEI's efforts to develop technology that enables the production of DCAs and DCAMMEs with a variety of chain lengths from renewable sources.

December 08, 2015

news: JBEI's Scown and Richardson honored by Berkeley Lab for their Exceptional Achievement

JBEI's Scown and Richardson honored by Berkeley Lab for their Exceptional Achievement

Corinne Scown, Director of Technoeconomic Analysis and Sarah Richardson, Post-Doctoral Researcher in Fuels Synthesis Division among the recipients of the Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement.

November 18, 2015

news: Women @ The Lab 2015: JBEI’s Sarah Richardson among honorees

Women @ The Lab 2015: JBEI’s Sarah Richardson among honorees

"Women @ The Lab" showcases some of Berkeley Lab's talented and dedicated employees in STEM and Operations.

November 12, 2015

news: JBEI volunteers at Bay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Day
news: JBEI featured on Chemical & Engineering News

JBEI featured on Chemical & Engineering News

JBEI cover story on C&E News on its efforts to transform biomass into energy-rich fuel molecules and future plans for R&D of biobased chemicals.

October 26, 2015

news: Richardson Named 2015 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellow

Richardson Named 2015 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellow

L'Oréal USA today announced that Sarah Richardson of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is one of the five recipients of the 2015 For Women in Science Fellowship.

October 13, 2015